NYANZA PROVINCE, KENYA
Elizabeth, 12, running barefoot, won the women's 1,500 at the Jomo Kenyatta Invitational in Nairobi, her first international meet, beating Kenya's best at the distance, Rose Thomson. Her time of 4:23.18 is phenomenal for her age.
This is an article from the July 9, 1979 issue
Brosz, 72, won gold medals in the javelin (75'3") and pole vault (5'11") at the Masters North American track and field championships in Toronto. Born in Austria, Brosz has won more than 300 medals in Masters competition since 1973.
O'Brien, a junior at SMU, won the AIAW golf title in Stillwater, Okla. with a 72-hole score of 292, 10 strokes better than her nearest competitors, Carolyn Hill of Tulsa, Terri Moody of Georgia and Jeannette Kerr of Arizona State.
BOCA RATON, FLA.
Mike, 17, whose father Carl plays for the Boston Red Sox, batted .443 with 29 RBIs to lead Cardinal Gibbons High to a 22-12 record and into the district tournament. A third baseman, Mike will play for Florida State University next year.
Mitch, a righthanded senior, and Mike, a lefthanded junior, have won 47 straight tennis doubles matches in three regular seasons for The Miami Valley High, a Class A school (only 60 boys in grades 9 through 12), which competes against much larger AA and AAA schools. Although the partners are also small—both are 5'8"—and neither one is good enough to play singles for Miami Valley, as a team Mitch and Mike have lost only three sets in three years.